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SUMMER FAIR AND FARM EXPO 2018

JULY 20th-22nd

 

TRACTOR AND TRUCK PULL ~ HEAVY HORSE PULL ~ CLASSIC CAR CRUISER ~ BEER TENT ~ HERITAGE BUILDINGS OPEN ~ KIDDIE PEDAL ~ KIDS ZONE ~ HANDS ON ACTIVITIES ~ FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT *FLEA MARKET~ FARM TO FORK MARKET AND SO MUCH MORE!

 

 *Vendor application cut off date July 1st. Limit of 25 Vendors

 

NEW! Photo Contest! Click on link below to see rules for entry! All amateurs welcome!

Photography Competition Summer Fair Rules.jpg


ADMISSION AND WEEKEND PASSES

Friday July 20th ADULT $5.00

Saturday July 21st $10.00 until 3:00pm, $15.00 after 3:00pm

Sunday July 22nd $10.00

Family Weekend Pass $35.00 - Includes 2 adults and 2 children

*Children under 12 admitted FREE when accompanied by an adult.


EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday: Fair Open at 4 pm

Vendors open: 4 – 8 pm

Buildings open: 4 – 8 pm

Food Service: 4 – 9 pm

Beer Garden: 5 – 9 pm

Heavy Horse Pull: Starts at 6pm

Gates Close: 10:30 pm

 

Saturday: Gates Open 9 am

Buildings Open: 9 am – 5 pm

Vendors Open: 9 am – 5 pm

Kids Zone Open: 9 am – 5 pm

Food Service: 9 am – 11 pm

Antique Tractor Pull: Reg. 9 am / Pulls 10 am

Kiddies Pedal Pull: 12 pm – 1 pm

Sawmill Demonstration: 9am – 5pm

Grand Parade: 2:30 pm

Beer Garden: 12 - 11 pm

Live Entertainment: 11 am – 5 pm

Super Pull: Reg. 4 pm / Pulls 5 - 11 pm

Gate Close: 11:30 pm

 

Sunday: Gates Open at 9 am

Buildings Open: 10 am – 4 pm

Vendors open: 9 am – 4 pm

Food Service: 9 am – 4 pm

Classic Car Show: 10 am – 2 pm

Kids Zone Open: 10 am – 4 pm

Sawmill Demo: 9 am – 3 pm

Kiddies Pedal Pull: 12 pm – 1 pm

4-H Club Lawn Pulls: Reg. 9 am / Pull 10 am

Antique Tractor Pull: 9 am / Pull 10 am

Powder Puff Pull: 11 am / Pull 12 pm

Beer Garden: 12 - 4 pm

 

 


 

 

Going into its 19th year, the former All Colour Show was a representation of various antique tractors with clubs at Country Heritage Park (and their outside affiliates) bringing together models from specific companies. Such events include Massey Ferguson weekends, Ford and John Deere weekends, and International Harvester (Big Red) weekends. These individual companies and the owners of these tractors are committed to ensuring the longevity of these relics from a bygone era.

However, antique tractors, despite having an appeal to a fair number of dedicated enthusiasts throughout Ontario and even North America, is not ensuring that the public attends these events in greater numbers, and, in fact, there are declining numbers for all so-called "tractor"; shows throughout the continent - simply because the aging of these dedicated men and women has meant most are no longer "gathering". Simply put, in order to follow the mandate of Country Heritage Park, its board, and its membership, changes needed to be conducted in order to ensure that the cornerstone (these antique tractors) remained but the rest of the three-day event was altered. Thus was born the Summer Fair and Farm Expo – a first in Ontario.

Country Heritage Park (CHP) is an 80-acre site depicting a rural crossroads community reflective of the past 185 years, complete with historic buildings, fairgrounds, and a story built into the fabric of the innovators and entrepreneurs who built the foundations of modern food and farming, and guide its future even today. Nestled in the shadow of the Niagara Escarpment, and on the western frontier of the fastest growing community in Canada (being Milton), CHP provides a unique rural-urban bridge to the more than seven-million residents of the GTA.

It is within this context that CHP is expanding its focus on both food and families - to be able to showcase and highlight the importance of our farming history while putting the spotlight on innovation. Along with numerous heritage buildings being open to the public with interpreters onsite role playing Canadian history there have been a number of new features added that will draw families from throughout the province: the heavy horse pulls; the lawn tractor pulls and pedal pulls for children; the tractor and truck pulls; Kids Zone area with hands on activities, crafts, entertainment; a fully enclosed swap and parts meet/Flea market (for all ages); a Classic Car Cruiser show; beer garden; and our newest addition to the Summer Fair, "Farm To Fork Market" - consisting of local food booths and chefs.

 

 


Event Map

Event Map

 

 


Matt Dirksen on Highly Addictive in Milton 2013 pulling in the heavy class


Dirksen Pulling teams Unleashed pull #1 FULL PULL

Events
Summer Fair 2018

 

Thank you to our Event Sponsors

Grassroots Level:

Gillett Haulage & Excavation

Halton Automotive Industrial Supply

Woodrill Ltd.

Donor:

Moffatts Scrap Iron & Metal Inc.

Mohawk Inn / Toronto West KOA

Friend Level:

Sovereign Fusion

Companion Level:

Green Tractor Halton